How to Hire Your Next Rock Star Employee at your Eyecare Practice

Posted by Sharon Chin on Tue, Sep 15, 2020 @ 10:09 AM

Hiring the wrong person for the job is not only expensive in terms of time and money, but it can also create an unhappy and hostile work environment for the rest of your team. So, you'll want to get it right the first time through thorough research and clear goals.

You want to hire someone who can effectively do the job, but also someone who might contribute new ideas for growth. Here are a few simple tips to guide you through the hiring process.

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How Not to Market an Eyecare Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Mon, Sep 14, 2020 @ 14:09 PM

We see so many fabulous examples of community and marketing within the eyecare industry. We are always impressed by the ways that eyecare providers embrace tools like social media and content marketing.

We're always on the look out for doctors that are taking a creative approach to promoting their practices and finding new angles to get in front of the public. But, we want to bring back the story of Dr. Emil Chynn from 2013 as a learning lesson.

Here's the deal if you don't already know Dr. Emil Chynn: he is an ophthalmologist practicing in New York. He holds degrees from three Ivy League schools. He's a huge proponent of LASEK and claims to be a renowned speaker on this practice. He also used an unconventional method to search for a wife on his practice's website about 7 years ago. And on the Huffington Post, and on CNN, and on the Howard Stern Show. 

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5 Tips for Effective EHR Training

Posted by Sharon Chin on Wed, Sep 09, 2020 @ 08:09 AM

If you’re like most modern practices, converting to a new Electronic Health Records (EHR) software system is in your cards, especially if you’re thinking of offering telehealth services.

Getting the entire practice on board with such a big change can be stressful and you may not be sure how to start. In today's guest post, Software Advice is here to provide tips on training your staff. Check out what they have to say:

Implementing an (EHR) system can seem daunting, especially if your practice is making the transition from paper records. But by providing effective training for your staff, you can avoid some of the most common frustrations.

Research has shown that good training is essential to successful EHR implementation. Training can help your practice avoid setbacks, errors, and even employee turnover in addition to facilitating a smooth transition to a new system.

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4 Benefits Of Finding A Mentor For Your Optometric Practice

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Sep 08, 2020 @ 10:09 AM

Whether you’re fresh out of school, an OD with years of experience, or you’re looking for new experiences, having a mentor that you can bounce ideas off of will assist you in your career by helping you discover the tips and tools that will propel you and your optometric practice into the future.

Regardless of your experience in optometry, there’s always a benefit for finding a mentor to help you reach the next level in your career. Below are four reasons to find a mentor.

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7 Hints for Building Trust with Patients in Your Eyecare Practice

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Wed, Sep 02, 2020 @ 10:09 AM

In the field of healthcare, building trust with patients is very important. Your patients have options when choosing their healthcare providers, so how you build your relationship with them is very important in keeping them loyal and for getting word of mouth referrals to your eyecare practice.

But there are a lot of tips that you can incorporate everyday that will help build trust with your current and future patients!

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